2005.02.14 - 2005.02.20   |   A summary of the past weeks main technology & science news. Updated every Sunday.
General IT (General, Business, Financial, Misc)
3G takes off at last?
Xbox2 rumored to feature wireless controllers?
HSDPA (3.5G) demoed in Cannes.
SonyEricsson readies 'Walkman" phone.
Orange - living on the EDGE?
Nokia aims to please operators.
NY Times buys About.com for $410.
nVidia sees good sales in 4Q.
Intel works on secure wireless transactions.
M$ recalls 14 million Xbox power cables.

Science Roundup (Science & Astronomy)
Present life on Mars claim from 2 researchers?
Mars water-covered for long periods of time?
Carbon nanotubes lead to super-capacitors?
US Congress names new NASA boss.
EU wants more cooperation on space projects.
Space elevator idea discussed again.
Intel develops continuous beam silicon laser.
NASA to launch large baloons from Sweden.
Researchers unveil carbon nanotubes secrets.
Flaw detected in Quantum Dot construction.
Imaging the nanoscale world without lenses.
Semiconductor Roundup (CPUs, Chip-sets, Memory)
Intel launches 64-bit Pentium 4 '600'.
AMD intros Opteron 852 with SSE3 support.
Samsung shows 1066MHz DDR3 memory.
nVidia updates it's mobile phone GFX chip.
Intel prepares 64-bit Celerons.
ATI launches mobile Radeon chipset for AMD.
SiS licenses Intel's GHz Pentium bus.
ATI prepares low end X300 with 'Hypermemory'.
ARM releases SATA to USB bridge chip.

Software Roundup (General SW, Security, Virus-alerts)
Wikipedia moving to Google?
Gates announces IE7 - beta release 'soon'?
WinXP 64 Pro reaches RC2.
Supercomputers 'crack' SHA-1 algorithm.
PalmOS to move to Linux kernel?
Macrovision shows anti-DVD rip software.
Orange to use Opera browser in phones.
Spam threatens VoIP?